M&A activities expected to reach record levels in 2018 Business

M&A activities expected to reach record levels in 2018

Vietnam has become an attractive destination for many foreign investors largely due to the country’s friendly policies encouraging FDI, its political stability and strong economy, the latest report of US-based John Lang LaSalle said.
Ho Chi Minh City in property boom Business

Ho Chi Minh City in property boom

The HCM City housing market will continue to grow this year, especially the 1 billion VND (44,000 USD) condo segment, the HCM City Real Estate Association (HoREA) has predicted.
Higher housing sales volumes forecast in Q2 Business

Higher housing sales volumes forecast in Q2

The real estate market will welcome many new launches in the second quarter of 2017 and sales volumes will be higher than the last quarter, according to the Vietnam National Real Estate Association.
Housing market keeps developing Society

Housing market keeps developing

The housing market will continue to develop, especially the mid-range apartment and townhouse segments, thanks to the improved quality of the country’s economic growth, heard a recent conference.
 Multi-house tax proposal causes stir Business

Multi-house tax proposal causes stir

The idea of taxing those owning multiple houses, in a bid to prevent speculation, is causing a stir over whether such a tax is feasible, and the impact it might have on the housing market.
Housing market slows but expected to pick up Business

Housing market slows but expected to pick up

Though the real estate market is said to be in a rather strong growth phase, it is still showing signs of slowing down and some unstable aspects, which could badly affect it if they are not addressed.
HCM City: Developers look to youths Society

HCM City: Developers look to youths

Young buyers make up a promising segment for the HCM City real estate market because of the high rate of migration to the city and rapid urbanisation, a conference heard on Oct 13.